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  • Short Summary

    Horse racing: the Coffroth Handicap in Tijuana

  • Description

    Item title reads: " £22,000 - the prize! Thousands of Americans cross the border to see race for the Coffroth Handicap - one of world's richest racing prizes."

    Tijuana, Mexico

    L/S of a race track lined by vast crowds, palm tree in foreground. The riders parade past onlookers, and bookies take bets. The race starts and is seen at high speed on the rails. The camera view is from a moving car. C/U spectators, followed by the finish, and the winning owner posing with horse and jockey.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    676.33
    Media URN:
    32877
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:22:00 / 01:51:57:00
    Canister:
    G 1390

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